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600 Musician Cat Names: Groovy Ideas for Your Kitty

Bringing home your new kitty opens the door of possibility of a perfect name. If you’re the kind of person who lives your life in music notes, you may just want a melody-themed name to call your little ball of fluff.

When you’re trying hard to think of names, it can make it really difficult to come up with anything. Don’t worry—we can help you with that brain fog. We thought up 600 groovy, hella cool musical names for your newcomer.

divider-catclaw1How to Name Your Kitten (5 Tips)

It can be so much fun to come up with a name. Sometimes, you can draw a blank and need help figuring out what to choose. Other times, you see so many good ideas, you just can’t possibly pick. Or you’re a super social person and would love the input of loved ones.

So, if you just can’t make up your mind or want to find inclusive ways to choose, here are a few ideas from us to you.

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1. Choose Your Favorite Musician

Everyone has a favorite musician. Do they have an interesting band or solo name? You can always choose to name your kitty after someone you’ve admired for years.

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2. Draw a Name from a Hat

Sometimes you think of a ton of good names, and you’re not really sure which one of them to choose. If that’s the case, you can always let fate decide for you. You can go the classic route and draw your favorite names on a few pieces of paper. Or, you can go to a virtual website, put in your options, and it will generate a random choice for you. This takes out all the guessing work.

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3. Pick a Family-Favorite

If you share your home with others, you should get their input too. Have them choose their favorite musicians or a music-related input and see what you all come up with.

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4. Take an Online Poll

Everyone online loves giving their opinion about every last little thing. So you will surely have lots of participants in naming your cat should you choose to take it online.

You can start a poll on Facebook giving your friends a list of options. Or you can ask for their own name suggestions to see if they have anything to contribute.

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5. Ask Your Music-Loving Friends

We all have friends that we share a common ground with in terms of music. If you and one of your friends are melodiously connected, you can always ask them for their input. Maybe they will think of something that you won’t. Plus it might make it more special if someone you love helps contribute to your best buddy’s name.

3 cat face dividerHere’s the Music-Inspired Name List

So without further ado, we have gathered up all the music-related names we could think of to make your job of sifting through option after option, condensing everything in one article. We hope that this list contains the name of your newest fluffy family member.

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Famous Pop Singers

Pop is arguably one of the most popular genres today—and for a good reason. The music scene has stayed relevant through the ages, creating catchy jams that stick in your head. Here are some contributing artists to mention.

Male Cat Names

  • Derulo
  • Malone
  • Capaldi
  • Lewis
  • Bieber
  • Sheeran
  • Zayn
  • Timberlake
  • Levine
  • Jonas
  • Bee Gee
  • Hall
  • Oates
  • Bruno
  • Dean
  • Aiken
  • Vandross
  • Harry
  • Aitch
  • Stormzy
  • Calvin
  • Bandit
  • Coldplay
  • David
  • Guetta
  • Diplo
  • Flo Rida
  • Glynne
  • Corry
  • Jax
  • Arthur
  • Niall
  • Olly
  • Sam
  • Frankie
  • Sting
  • Luther
  • Bruno
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Female Cat Names

  • Paloma
  • Sia
  • Rita
  • Raye
  • Halsey
  • Stefani
  • Jessica
  • Beyonce
  • Nelly
  • Mariah
  • Gwen
  • Selena
  • Mabel
  • Megan
  • Zara
  • Dua Lipa
  • Taylor
  • Ariana
  • Lady Gaga
  • Rihanna
  • Demi
  • Jennifer
  • Carly
  • Sheryl
  • Avril
  • Dolly
  • Miley
  • Madonna
  • Adele
  • Cher
  • Britney
  • Alanis
  • Whitney
  • Loretta
  • Mariah
  • Toni
  • Kelly
  • Alice
  • Amy Lee
  • Madonna
  • Eilish
  • Selena
  • Fergie
  • Paula
  • Pink
  • Shakira
  • Iggy

3 cat face dividerFamous Rappers

Do you love bumping beats in your car or spitting along to quick-witted chants? If you are a rap fan, you know there are tons of men and women on the scene creating masterpieces every day. Here are some old and new names, which are unique to boot!

Male Cat Names

  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Eminem
  • Nelly
  • Tupac
  • Nas
  • Kodak Black
  • Kid Cudi
  • Chino
  • Method Man
  • Andre 3000
  • Akon
  • Juice WRLD
  • Drake
  • Rakim
  • Kanye
  • Marchello
  • Lil’ Wayne
  • Jay-Z
  • Gucci Mane
  • Migos
  • Wahlberg
  • Cena
  • Musso
  • Cannon
  • Kid Rock
  • Limp
  • LL Cool J
  • Durst
  • Soulja
  • Ne-Yo
  • Birdman
  • Ray J
  • Master PYauch
  • Pitbull
  • Prof
  • Tyga
  • Post Malone
  • Lil Durk
  • Trippie Redd
  • Polo G
  • Lil Yachty
  • Machine Gun Kelly
  • Yung Joc
  • Snoop
  • 50 Cent
  • Ludacris
  • Kanye
  • Lil Wayne
  • Dre
  • DMX
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Female Cat Names

  • Lizzo
  • Nicki
  • Lil’ Kim
  • Cardi B
  • Missy
  • Lauryn
  • Latifah
  • MC Lyte
  • Da Brat
  • Rapsody
  • Iggy
  • Rah Digga
  • Lisa
  • Saweetie
  • Flo
  • Tierra
  • Baby Tate
  • Shawnna
  • Bhad Bhabie
  • Awkwafina
  • Foxy
  • Bianca
  • Big Boss Vette
  • Antoinette
  • Dahlia
  • Dimples D.
  • Kash Doll
  • Doja Cat
  • Feloni
  • Eve
  • Hopie
  • Mona
  • Latto
  • Kesha
  • Marvaless
  • Naturi
  • Rubi Rose
  • Sha-Rock
  • Smooth
  • Nitty
  • Kodie
  • Sarai
  • Rye Rye
  • Lakeyah
  • Pepa
  • Queen Pen
  • Mapei
  • Dej Loaf
  • Lega-C
  • Melange
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cat paw dividerFamous Country Singers

If you are into honky-tonk tunes, you should name your cat after a famous country singer. Whether you love the oldies or would prefer modern country, there are plenty of singers to choose from.

Male Cat Names

  • Garth
  • Brooks
  • Chesney
  • McGraw
  • George
  • Combs
  • Diffie
  • Blake
  • Chris
  • Keith
  • Waylon
  • Conway
  • Buck
  • Eric
  • Jason
  • Brad
  • Kip
  • Brett
  • Mel
  • Travis
  • Roy
  • Lachlan
  • Neil
  • Billy
  • Clint
  • Luke
  • Milsap
  • Eddie
  • Ernest
  • Blake
  • Aldean
  • Willie
  • Hank
  • Kurt
  • Jennings
  • Adkins
  • Rogers
  • Clint
  • Merle
  • Carter
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Female Cat Names

  • Reba
  • Martina
  • Faith
  • Gretchen
  • Jean
  • Jennifer
  • Tanya
  • Loretta
  • RaeLynn
  • Kathy
  • Dolly
  • Kitty
  • June
  • Trisha
  • Miranda
  • Pam
  • Tammy
  • Maren
  • Rosanne
  • Sara
  • Winona
  • Patsy
  • Barbara
  • Lorrie
  • Kasey
  • Lee Ann
  • Alison
  • Bobbie
  • Lauren
  • Brenda
  • Carrie
  • Lucinda
  • Deana
  • Dottie
  • Emmylou
  • Gabby
  • Connie
  • Danielle
  • Crystal
  • Shania

3 cat dividerFamous Jazz Musicians

If you’re into music that makes you move, nothing works like the magic of jazz. If you’re a big jazz buff, you might notice the names of these phenomenal musicians.

Male Cat Names

  • Glenn
  • Steely Dan
  • Portico
  • Miles
  • Louis
  • Coltrane
  • Mingus
  • Thelonious
  • Ellington
  • Chet
  • Calloway
  • Benny
  • Lionel
  • Woody
  • Earl
  • Louis
  • Sun Ra
  • Gene
  • Cannonball Adderley
  • Henry
  • Rashied
  • Nat
  • Hackett
  • Marocco
  • Frode
  • Sash
  • Bix
  • Veasley
  • Monk Montgomery
  • Egan
  • Stanley
  • Patitucci
  • Jaco
  • Laswell
  • Cranshaw
  • Frank
  • Eyges
  • Babasin
  • Barney
  • Davern
  • Peewee
  • Peanuts Hucko
  • Irving
  • Steamboat Willie
  • Mangione
  • Carver
  • Roach
  • Jaspar
  • Red
  • Tarto
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Female Cat Names

  • Ella
  • June
  • Maria
  • Dixie
  • Basie
  • Ornette
  • Nisse
  • Makanda
  • Dorothy
  • Adele
  • Alice
  • Deborah
  • Lil
  • Carmen
  • Mary Lou
  • Billie
  • Sarah
  • Melba
  • Madeleine
  • Elaine
  • Dee Dee
  • Norah
  • Eartha
  • Clora
  • Connee
  • Tina May
  • Nina
  • Lovie
  • Carla
  • Jane
  • Rhonda
  • Terry
  • Diana
  • Toshiko
  • Dakota
  • Abbey
  • Helen
  • Blossom
  • Anita
  • Peggy
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If you love the world of rock and roll, you might instantly recognize these names. These iconic figures have left their mark on the world with music still relevant today. Many of these artists are even still making music! So you can name your cat after a personal favorite.

Male Cat Names

  • Elton
  • Davie
  • Jackson
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Hendrix
  • Cash
  • Stevie
  • Mercury
  • Axl
  • McCartney
  • Jagger
  • Cobain
  • Jovi
  • Mac
  • Vedder
  • Bellamy
  • Huey
  • Marley
  • Skillet
  • Elvis
  • Puckett
  • Bono
  • Dolenz
  • Roth
  • Zappa
  • Van Zandt
  • Fogerty
  • Emerson
  • Garcia
  • Gallagher
  • Otis
  • Lemmy
  • Westburg
  • Morrissey
  • Blackmore
  • Byrne
  • Corgan
  • Cooper
  • Cave
  • Mould
  • Osbourne
  • Henley
  • Daughtry
  • Davies
  • Allman
  • Yorke
  • Chuck D
  • Slash
  • Petty
  • Little Richard
  • Santana
  • Vaughan
  • Lennon
  • Barrett
  • Gabriel
  • John
  • Winter
  • Beck
  • Hetfield
  • Cornell
  • Berry
  • Bonham
  • Strummer
  • Cliff
  • Clapton
  • Van Halen
  • Waits
  • Townshend
  • Tyler
  • Morrison
  • Simmons
  • Mellencamp
  • Grohl
  • Mercury
  • Bowie
  • Page
  • Hendrix
  • Prince
  • Richards
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Female Cat Names

  • Tina
  • Chrissie
  • Ann
  • Debbie
  • Stevie
  • Grace
  • Sinead
  • Lydia
  • Joan
  • Sade
  • Donna
  • Patti
  • Eurythmic
  • Carly
  • Patti
  • Alanis
  • Benatar
  • Melissa
  • Bonnie
  • Linda
  • Lita
  • Siouxsie
  • Cyndi
  • Bjork
  • Etta
  • Joan
  • Lennox
  • Big Mama
  • Odetta
  • Shirella
  • Doris
  • Rosemary
  • Billie
  • Chaka
  • Kate
  • Ruth
  • Gogi
  • Edith
  • Pearl
  • Janet
  • Courtney
  • Brandi
  • Exene
  • Kathryn
  • Dinah

3 cat dividerFamous Alternative Musicians

Some love independent music—and they just so happen to have some of the most creative band names. So, if you’re into indie folk, indie pop, indie rock, or any other “indie” you can think of, here are some bands that set the scales.

Male Cat Names

  • Nirvana
  • Oasis
  • Muse
  • Banshee
  • Blur
  • Superchunk
  • Keane
  • Jimmy
  • Suede
  • Incubus
  • Matchbox
  • Pulp
  • Bush
  • Depeche
  • Kooks
  • Franz
  • Guster
  • Sublime
  • Chumbawamba
  • Fishbone
  • Razorlight
  • Silversun
  • Hoobastank
  • Ween
  • Gomez
  • Mando
  • Jet
  • Kent
  • Lush
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Female Cat Names

  • Pearl
  • Pixie
  • Sugarcube
  • Mudhoney
  • Foo
  • Paramore
  • Cranberry
  • Cake
  • Mitski
  • Wolf Alice
  • Phoebe
  • Clairo
  • Wallflower
  • Fiona
  • Regina
  • Maggie
  • Marina
  • Sarah
  • Chastity
  • Calvi
  • Lana
  • Shirley
  • Tori
  • Dandy Warhol
  • Sebadoh
  • Veruca Salt
  • Mazzy
  • Portishead
  • Madina
  • Marcy
  • Charlatan
  • Shikari
  • Kaiser
  • Sister Hazel
  • Kasabian
  • Kaleo
  • Mallory
  • Posie
  • Jane

cat paw dividerFamous Classical Musicians

If you love the soothing, powerful nature of classical music, you might want to name your cat after a composer of the ages. Some of these names might be instantly recognizable, and others might strike a need to Google. Either way, these choices are unique and timeless!

But quite obviously, it was a male-driven arena back then! So, if you have a little lady, not all of these names would work, of course.

  • Bach
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Boulez
  • Tallis
  • Giuseppe
  • Feldman
  • Stockhausen
  • Knussen
  • Lutoslawski
  • Birtwistle
  • Elgar
  • Prokofiev
  • Ives
  • Glass
  • Debussy
  • Ligeti
  • Haydn
  • Witold
  • Gershwin
  • Schubert
  • Gesualdo
  • Schoenberg
  • Chopin
  • Reich
  • Brahms
  • Saariaho
  • Shostakovich
  • Bartok
  • Beethoven
  • Messiaen
  • Sibelius
  • Britten
  • Monteverdi
  • Ravel
  • Wagner
  • Mahler
  • Ligeti
  • Debussy
  • Wolfgang
  • Stravinsky
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3 cat dividerMusic-Related Cat Names

If you don’t particularly want to name your cat after a particular singer or band, perhaps music-related terms will suffice instead. So, if you can’t find a name you love in this category, it might—at the very least—spark an idea! There are plenty to consider—even more than what made our list!

  • Encore
  • Bravo
  • Elegy
  • Limerick
  • Waltz
  • Tabernacle
  • Serenade
  • Lullaby
  • Opus
  • Panpipe
  • Fiddler
  • Jukebox
  • Zumba
  • Viola
  • Requiem
  • Muse
  • Polka
  • Riff
  • Phantom
  • Harmony
  • Lyric
  • Metronome
  • Kazoo
  • Zanzabar
  • Windsong
  • Symphony
  • Rhapsody
  • Fife
  • Tempo
  • Opus
  • Treble
  • Rhythm
  • Scat
  • Techno
  • Melody
  • Harmony
  • Piccolo
  • Gospel
  • Trill
  • Glee
  • Yodel
  • Jazzy
  • Jive
  • Cadence
  • Tonality
  • Sonata
  • Ambience
  • Bugle
  • Motif
  • Fermata
  • Tunes

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Hopefully, you found a name that inspires you. An endless number of names relate to our favorite artists, genres, and love for music in general. This is not an exhaustive list. There is so much territory left untouched in this category.

But hopefully, we’ve given you some comprehensive options that you can Mull over. And with any luck, your cat already has its new name.

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